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Charles II: Art & PowerThis "lavish" exhibition of "baroque bling" (The Times) is "a tremendous narration of history through objects and images" (The Guardian). It opens with Charles I, "white-faced at the trial that ended in his execution, and concludes with a gallery of masterpieces by Titian, Veronese, Lorenzo Lotto and others". In the opulent seeing of The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace, Charles II: Art and Power shows the rich material world of Charles II's court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment of the Stuart monarchy.

 

About The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Once Buckingham Palace's resident chapel, the Queen's Gallery was opened in 1962 and holds regularly changing exhibitions. It allows the general public glimpses of rarely seen works of art from the Royal Collection, one of the finest art collections in the world. More about The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

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Charles II: Art & Power  John Michael Wright, Charles II, c.1676, Royal Collection Trust (c) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017  

Charles II: Art & Power - John Michael Wright, Charles II, c.1676, Royal Collection Trust (c) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017

Charles II: Art & Power John Michael Wright, Charles II, c.1676, Royal Collection Trust (c) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017 

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PRICING  £9.50, under 17s £4.80, under 5s Free, OAP/NUS £8.75, family £24
DATES  8th December 2017 to 13th May 2018
VENUE  The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 
This "lavish" exhibition of "baroque bling" (The Times) is "a tremendous narration of history through objects and images" (The Guardian). It opens with Charles I, "white-faced at the trial that ended in his execution, and concludes with a gallery of masterpieces by Titian, Veronese, Lorenzo Lotto and others". In the opulent seeing of The Queen's Ga... More about this event
 

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